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  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Lisa Menning; Gaurav Garg; Deepa Pokharel; Elizabeth Thrush; Margaret Farrell; Frederic Kunjbe Kodio; Chantal Laroche Veira; Sarah Wanyoike; Suleman Malik; Manish Patel; ...
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    Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

    Abstract The requirements under objective 2 of the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013–2018—to introduce at least 1 dose of inactivated poliomyelitis vaccine (IPV); withdraw oral poliomyelitis vaccine (OPV), starting with the type 2 component; and strength...

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  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Andrew N. Phillips; John Stover; Valentina Cambiano; Fumiyo Nakagawa; Michael R. Jordan; Deenan Pillay; Meg Doherty; Paul Revill; Silvia Bertagnolio;
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    Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

    Abstract To inform the level of attention to be given by antiretroviral therapy (ART) programs to HIV drug resistance (HIVDR), we used an individual-level model to estimate its impact on future AIDS deaths, HIV incidence, and ART program costs in sub–Saharan Africa (SSA...

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  • publication . Article . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Romy Kerber; Ralf Krumkamp; Boubacar Diallo; Anna Jaeger; Martin Rudolf; Simone Lanini; Joseph Akoi Bore; Fara Raymond Koundouno; Beate Becker-Ziaja; Erna Fleischmann; ...
    Publisher: Oxford University Press
    Project: EC | EVIDENT (666100)

    Abstract: Background. A unit of the European Mobile Laboratory (EMLab) consortium was deployed to the Ebola virus disease (EVD) treatment unit in Guéckédou, Guinea, from March 2014 through March 2015. Methods. The unit diagnosed EVD and malaria, using the RealStar Filov...

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  • publication . Article . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Charity Warigon; Pascal Mkanda; Ado J. G. Muhammed; Andrew Etsano; Charles Korir; Samuel Bawa; Emmanuel Gali; Peter Nsubuga; Tesfaya B. Erbeto; George Gerlong; ...
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    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Poliomyelitis has remained endemic in 3 countries in 2 regions of the World Health Organization (WHO), resulting in continued shifting of the target date for global eradication. By the end of 2011, polio remained a global threat despite the availability of oral polio va...

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  • publication . Article . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Kehinde Craig; Harish Verma; Zubairu Iliyasu; Pascal Mkanda; Kebba Touray; Ticha Johnson; Abdullahi Walla; Richard Banda; Sisay G. Tegegne; Yared G. Yehualashet; ...
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    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    In 1988, the World Health Assembly resolved to eradicate poliomyelitis by 2000 [1]. Subsequently, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) was able to reduce the number of polio-endemic countries and wild poliovirus (WPV) cases from 125 and 350 000, respectively, ...

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  • publication . Article . 2016
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Daniel Ali; Richard Banda; Abdul-Aziz Garba Mohammed; Julie Adagadzu; Bolatito Murele; Rachel Seruyange; Jeevan Makam; Pascal Mkanda; Bassey Okpessen; Sisay G. Tegegne; ...
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    Background. Following the 2012 declaration by World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa and the WHO Executive Board to ramp up routine immunization (RI) activities, began to intensify activities to strengthen RI. This study assessed how the intensific...

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  • publication . Article . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Yared G. Yehualashet; Alieu Wadda; Koffi B. Agblewonu; Theophilus Zhema; Al-asi A. Ibrahim; Alhagie Corr; Jennifer Linkins; Pascal Mkanda; Rui G. Vaz; Peter Nsubuga; ...
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    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Nigeria is a federal republic with 36 states and a federal capital territory. There are 774 local government authorities (LGAs) and 9565 wards across the nation. Based on the last census, held in 2006, the country had a projected population of >170 million in 2014, whic...

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  • publication . Article . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Rui G. Vaz; Pascal Mkanda; Peter Nsubuga; Muhammad Ado; Andrew Etsano;
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    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    The polio eradication journey in Nigeria has been long, with a mix of good and not so good news over the years. Nigeria was very close to interrupting transmission of polio and then experienced an upsurge of transmission, owing to an interaction of several factors. At o...

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  • publication . Article . 2015
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Charity Warigon; Pascal Mkanda; Richard Banda; Furera Zakari; Eunice Damisa; Audu Idowu; Samuel Bawa; Emmanuel Gali; Sisay G. Tegegne; Kulchumi Hammanyero; ...
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    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Nigeria, which is among the countries that have never interrupted transmission of indigenous poliovirus, experienced a huge resurgence of polio cases in 2004, after the cessation of polio campaigns in some states in the northern part of the country because of religious ...

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  • publication . Article . 2015
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Abdullahi Walla Hamisu; Ticha Johnson; Kehinde Craig; Pascal Mkanda; Richard Banda; Sisay G. Tegegne; Ajiboye Oyetunji; Nuhu Ningi; Said M. Mohammed; Mohammed Isa Adamu; ...
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    Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

    Nigeria has recorded tremendous progress in polio eradication. The number of polio cases in 2014 was 6, compared with 53 in 2013. At the time of writing, wild poliovirus (WPV) type 3 was last isolated in Nigeria during November 2012. In addition, the number of genetic c...

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